RELEASED 21st August 2020
SNOW PATROL AND THE SATURDAY SONGWRITERS RELEASE “THE FIRESIDE SESSIONS” (EP) out on Friday 21st AUGUST 2020
**ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE TRUSSELL TRUST**
Snow Patrol have now announced details of a brand-new EP. Written and recorded during lockdown, The Fireside Sessions will be released on Friday 21st August and is made up of five songs written with the band’s fans during a series of streams on Instagram Live dubbed ‘Saturday Songwriter’.
In a nod to this collaboration, The Fireside Sessions will be released on CD and will be preceded by the single “Reaching Out To You” on Thursday 30th July. The band are partnering with the Trussell Trust Charity for the EP and all proceeds from the project will go to the anti-poverty charity. Speaking about how The Fireside Sessions came about, frontman Gary Lightbody says, “During lockdown I wrote a song each Saturday on Instagram Live. People from all over the world participated and each week there was 4 or 5 thousand people involved over the course of the hour: The Saturday Songwriters. They would suggest chords and lyrics and I would put them all together and add in a few of my own where appropriate.
1. Reaching Out To You
2. On The Edge Of All This
3. The Curve Of Earth
4. Dance With Me
5. Light Years